Mass grave

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 20th, 2014
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Lawyers for Mali’s detained former coup leader say he is on a hunger strike to protest being moved to a town south of the capital. Amadou Haya Sanogo is now held in Selingue, about 90 miles (150 kilometers) south of Bamako. One of his attorneys, Djibrille Coulibaly, said Thursday the move was u...
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Jan 6th, 2014
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By Betre Yacob A mass grave has been discovered in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, containing at least 6 bodies of young men, who may have been executed in the past few years. The identities of the bodies are still remained unclear. The grave was accidentally found in the area called Ferensay-l...
By benim
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Sep 25th, 2011
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Libya’s interim authorities said on Sunday they had found a mass grave in the capital containing the bodies of more than 1,270 people killed by Muammar Gaddafi’s security forces in a 1996 massacre at Tripoli’s Abu Salim prison. The uprising that toppled Gaddafi last month was ignite...
By benim
In Libya
Sep 15th, 2011
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Cairo/Beirut – At least 13 mass graves have been found in Libya over the past three weeks, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday. The Geneva-based Red Cross said its staff “assisted in the recovery of 125 bodies found at 12 different sites in and around TripoliR...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
May 8th, 2011
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Abidjan – A new mass grave containing 29 bodies has been found in a restive suburb of Ivory Coast’s commercial capital, said a resident who said the victims were killed in the aftermath of a political stand off that plunged the country into violence. UN investigators had said they were in...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Feb 2nd, 2011
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Police in Tanzania are investigating the discovery of a mass grave in Dar es Salaam containing the bodies of 10 newborn babies. Residents of Tanzania’s main city found them in a shallow pit about 100m from Mwananyamala Hospital on Monday. Some of the corpses were wrapped in a sheet belonging to...
By benim
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Dec 5th, 2010
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SURVIVORS of the December 1 invasion of Ayakoromor community in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State by the Joint Task Force, JTF, on the Niger-Delta, code-named Operation Restore Hope, yesterday, gave chilling details of how they escaped death, their kinsmen killed and homes razed. They also ...